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Little-known shrub producing tassels of flowers on colourful shoots before the leaves emerge.

Genus of about 6 species of deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs found in woodland and thickets in the Himalayas and eastern Asia.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for pendent racemes of small 4-petalled flowers appearing before the leaves emerge. Good for shrub border, woodland garden or against a wall.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free.
  • Place of origin - Himalayas, eastern Asia.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Alkaline / Chalk loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - shelter from cold, drying winds.

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STACHYURUS chinensis

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Long racemes of numerous yellow cup-shaped flowers. A rare species more floriferous than S. praecox
£17.50 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

STACHYURUS chinensis 'Joy Forever'  AWARD

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A striking new introduction with golden variegated leaves tinged bronze at the edges to give a tricoloured effect
£17.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -


STACHYURUS praecox  >

Short racemes of drooping yellow flowers with bronzy stems
£17.50 each

STACHYURUS salicifolius

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Unusual evergreen Chinese species which is relatively new to cultivation. Forms a large suckering clump in shade with long thin racemes of yellow flowers. In full sun it seems to have a more compact shrubby habit
£17.50 each

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